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The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games


by Suzanne Collins

The Hunger Games: Everdeen Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Hunger Games? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What is the reaping?

A festival to celebrate the harvest
A secret handshake
The ceremony at which the year’s new contestants for the Hunger Games are drawn
The nickname for the area outside the electric fence
A type of hunting trap
Q. What is the nickname for District 12?

The Seam
Coal City
The Dirty Dozen
The Saddest Place on Earth
Q. Why does Katniss volunteer for the Hunger Games?

She’s hungry for glory
She has a crush on the male contestant
She thinks she can win
She wants to take Prim’s place, thus sparing her sister’s life
Q. What does Madge give to Katniss as a token of District 12?

A lump of coal (it’s not just for bad children’s Christmas stockings)
Red ruby slippers that will bring her back home if she clicks her heels together three times
A mockingjay pin
A bow and arrow
Q. Which statement best describes Haymitch’s role in the Hunger Games?

He is there so the District 12 contestants don’t get too homesick
He is there to provide comic relief
He is mentoring Peeta and Katniss as they compete in the Games because he is a former Hunger Games champion
He has no role and only ended up on the train because he was drunk and confused